Victoria Mekong Cruise


Launched in late-2019, the 4-star Victoria Mekong is one of the region’s newest ships, a masterpiece of style and design. Cruise the waters of Southeast Asia’s mightiest river aboard the Victoria Mekong, a sleek 35-cabin ship traveling throughout the Mekong Delta visiting little-touristed yet culturally-rich destinations. Select from short, overnight itineraries featuring distinctive shore excursions designed to showcase the region’s fascinating peoples and cultures like the Long Xuyen Floating Market, the border town of Chau Doc with its magical submerged forest, and riverine islands where life has remained virtually unchanged for decades. On board, watch the riverscapes go by from the beautifully-appointed sundeck or from the privacy of your cabin’s own balcony.

A highlight of a Victoria Mekong Cruise is its on-board culinary offerings from breezy afternoon cocktails to gorgeous dinners showcasing the flavours of the region. Whether on the ship or off on a shore excursion, you'll always be well looked after. The cruise's extensive range of services ensures the comforts of home are never far away. Experience life as it is lived along the Mekong River highlighted by timeless scenes of lush riverscapes and rustic country living, book your cabin on Victoria Mekong Cruise with Vietnam Travel now!

PROMOTION: Free return direct flights from any airport in Vietnam to Can Tho International Airport, exclusively for guests departing in December 2020, January 2020 & February 2021.
DEPARTURE DATES: 25-27/12/2020; 22-24/1/2021; 13-15/2/2021.


 

Victoria Mekong Cruise

Victoria Mekong Cruise

About This Cruise

Cruise along scenic waterways through the postcard-pretty region known as Vietnam's "Rice Bowl" for its seemingly endless fields of rice to the charming capital of Phnom Penh was once known as the "Pearl of the Orient".

Note:
* Upstream cruise (Can Tho - Phnom Penh): 5 days/ 4 nights.
* Downstream cruise (Phnom Penh - Can Tho): 4 days/ 3 nights.
* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the border between Vietnam and Cambodia remains closed. Until the situation changes, the Victoria Mekong will not sail to/ from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, instead focusing on destinations within Vietnam's Mekong Delta only (Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Can Tho & Can Tho - Chau Doc - Can Tho). Please check back for the latest updates.

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  1. Day 1: Can Tho - Long Xuyen.

    Mid-afternoon, board the Victoria Mekong at the port in Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. As the ship cruises towards Long Xuyen, watch the sunset over the Hau River, sundowner in hand.

    As day turns into night, enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as "Don Ca Tai Tu", followed by a Vietnamese dinner buffet to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise. Overnight near Long Xuyen.

  2. Day 2: Long Xuyen - Tiger Island - Vam Nao.

    After breakfast, tender ashore to visit the authentic Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Traditions Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. During lunch the ship sails on before anchoring near Tiger Island.

    Head ashore by sampan and explore Tiger Island by "xe loi", visiting a wood carver and cottage industries such as net weaving and incense makers. Visit a pagoda locally known as "Mr. Tiger's Temple", hear the story that won the island its name. Return on board in time for dinner and the evening's entertainment as the ship continues cruising to Tan Chau where you overnight.

  3. Day 3: Tan Chau.

    Enjoy breakfast before heading by sampan to the shore where you will then board a local rickshaw to a silk village to witness all the labor-intensive steps to producing this fine textile, including the use of natural dyes made from tree bark, leaves and fruit.

    After lunch on board, visit more Mekong Delta attractions, including floating fish farms and a Taoist Temple where you can get your fortune told. There is also an option to travel by speedboat to Chau Doc to see the submerged forest of Tra Su, known for its abundant bird life and picturesque mangroves. Return to the ship in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance, followed by dinner and the evening's entertainment. Overnight near Tan Chau.

  4. Day 4: Tan Chau - Phnom Penh.

    As the ship begins cruising towards the Vietnam-Cambodia border, start the day with an early yoga session on the Sky Deck or by the Infinity Pool, followed by a leisurely breakfast in the restaurant.

    After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship's tour, cocktail competition, a food carving demonstration, a mini-golf tournament, or simply enjoy the scenery as we sail on towards Phnom Penh and cross the border between Vietnam and Cambodia. We arrive late afternoon in the charming capital of Phnom Penh, once known as the "Pearl of the Orient" for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk.

    Before the farewell dinner, take in a lively performance of Khmer Apsara dancing with the opportunity to meet the performers afterward. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

  5. Day 5: Phnom Penh Disembarkation.

    Enjoy a final breakfast on board before disembarking at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh's downtown riverside promenade. Cruise service ends.

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Our Offers

    Price Includes

    • All meals included in selected program.
    • Free flow of soft beverages and local beers all day.
    • Free flow of house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner.
    • Complimentary refillable bottle in room.
    • Escorted excursions included in program.
    • Onboard entertainment.
    • Taxes, Fuel, River Pilots, local anchorage fee.

    Price Excludes

    • Port tax (65USD).
    • Government taxes & service charge.
    • Tour guide gratuities.
    • Any visa fees.
    • Private transfers and any other transfer not in program.
    • Optional excursions.
    • Medical services.
    • Ancillary services such as Spa treatments.
    • Telephone expenses.


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